Our Expertise

The team at IIP has been working with clients at the forefront of their industries for decades. We cater for all technology areas with practitioners in all major industries. Our senior patent attorneys have an average of over 25 years’ experience in IP and have won numerous awards for their client work. Our IP business advisors have successfully worked at the coalface of design and industry – integrating IP with technology development and business management.

We have expertise across a broad range of industries, and work with clients to help drive commercial success – from the world’s largest corporates to backyard inventors.

Engineering & Physics

We work across many engineering disciplines – chemical, mechanical, structural, electrical and more.

Mining & Resources

With decades of experience in mining technologies, we’ve seen it all – from IT systems, mineral processing to mining equipment.

Medical Technologies

We’re experts across medical tech, including delivery devices, optical, mechanical, electrical probes and medical services.

Renewable Energy

IIP has deep expertise in photovoltaics, general solar technologies and wind power. We’ve prepared a large number of patent applications in these fields and often defended them globally.

Chemistry & Food

We have experience in technologies relating broadly to physical chemistry, nanomaterials, surface/interface chemistry, materials spectroscopy and materials characterisation.

ICT & Software

We specialise in electrical and electronic related technologies and computer related technologies including software, networking and web-based systems.

Defence Technologies

From ballistics to composite materials, the team at IIP has extensive knowledge across the full range of technologies relevant to defence and critical infrastructure. Equipped with relevant security clearances, we expertly navigate the complex regulatory frameworks and IP principles.

Space Technologies

We boast Australia’s leading specialist in the interaction of space law and IP. If you have space-related technology, we’re uniquely suited to help protect your IP.

Machine Learning & AI

With IP experts that have actual hands-on experience developing machine learning and AI technologies, we’re perfectly positioned to help protect your assets.

Aerospace Technologies

Our attorneys hold PhDs in material sciences and aeronautical engineering, making us a first choice for protecting aerospace innovation. We are also leaders in space technologies.

Marine Technologies

Our IP experts possess specialised expertise in marine technology and ocean engineering, focusing on deep-sea and subsea technologies, as well as Vessel Hull Design Protection in the United States.


Our diverse expertise covers a range of key areas including immunology, gene therapy, drug development, and more, ensuring we meet your specific IP needs with precision and excellence.


Our IP experts specialise in pharmaceuticals, particularly in therapeutics, vaccines, gene therapy, and stem cell patents. Our team boasts extensive technical expertise, providing advanced support and protection for innovations in these vital medical fields.

Structural Engineering

IIP is a prominent leader in structural engineering, featuring a team of PhD chemists and seasoned civil engineering experts. Our comprehensive expertise spans concrete, renewables, cements, pipelines, and earth-moving designs, enabling us to deliver exceptional IP solutions tailored to your specific engineering needs.